Clear is now offering the iSpot, a relatively inexpensive mobile Wi-Fi router that can share a WiMAX connection with a number of devices... all of which run Apple's iOS.
For those who are into old school mobility, it will soon be possible to buy a PDA running the Garnet OS -- which used to be named the Palm OS back in the day. This retro device is going to offer an HVGA screen, 400 MHz processor, and a rugged casing.
Apple has introduced iOS 4.01 for the iPhone. It has also released iOS 3.2.1 for the iPad. These small system software updates fix a number of bugs generally related to wireless issues.
While the use of mobile banking is going up, smartphone users don't want to pay extra to do their banking from their devices, and banks aren't making money yet from the mobile services, says a new survey from IDC.
Apple is expected to release an upgraded version of the iPod touch in a few months, and details on this model are already starting to leak out. It will supposedly have both front- and rear-facing cameras and support for Apple's FaceTime app.
Borders, one of the nation's largest booksellers, has opened an e-book store, and has just introduced apps to allow Android OS smartphones and many BlackBerrys to access its catalog of 1.5 million titles.
Google Docs has been updated to enable Android OS devices as well as the iPhone and iPad to display the contents of PDF, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint files.
Apple iPhone users can finally access Hulu's streaming TV service thanks to a new application. The good news is that this lets users watch far more TV shows than Hulu's website does; the bad news is that Hulu Plus costs $10 a month to use.
Apple has released system software upgrades for the most recent iPhone and iPod touch models. iOS 4 adds much greater support for multitasking, as well as a range of other new features.
The explosive growth of Google's Android OS has pushed Linux into the top ranks of smartphone operating systems, and a market reserch firm predicts this trend is going to continue in the coming years.
Twitter is now offering an official app for iPhone users. It offers all the standard features of the social networking service for free.
Apple surprised many by approving the Opera Mini web browser for Apple's iPhone OS, and in its first day of availability, has been downloaded more than 1 million times. UPDATED
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